Demolition Blues: 3 Ways to Help Your Family Cope

Properties can sometimes be affected by storm damage or subsidence. In some cases, the damage caused means that repairing the house is not an economically viable option. In these cases, the home will have to be demolished. If you are facing the prospect of having to demolish your family home, you may be wondering how you and your family will deal with the painful emotions this can create. Below is a guide to 3 things you can do to help your family cope with the demolition of their home. [Read More]

Compensating the Modern Worker: Is the Piece Rate System a Good Idea!

In today's world, skilled and unskilled labour alike are hired on competitive terms. Whether you are using a first come first hire basis, academic credentials or experience in the field, there is a high likelihood of leaving out some people just because they didn't make the cut. After investing much in finding the right people for your manufacturing firm, you need to remunerate or pay them well to ensure that they are well motivated for optimal production. [Read More]

Preparing for Australia's Wild Weather: 3 Tips for Securing and Improving Durability of Carports

Australia has some pretty wild weather, and global warming will only make severe storms more common. By the end of the 21st century, the frequency of severe storms in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane has been a projected increase anywhere between 114% to 160%. To prepare your home for Australia's wild weather, take some time to secure the carports on your property with the following 3 tips. Install Additional Supporting Poles and Columns [Read More]

Don't Forget These Factors When Installing a Pergola on Your Property

A pergola offers some protection from the sun without blocking it completely, making it a nice outdoor feature for those who like the heat and sunshine but need just a bit of shade. A pergola can also anchor a seating arrangement in your yard and help to break up the look of a large lawn. When you're thinking of having a pergola installed on your property, note a few factors to consider so you know you get the right one and are happy with it for years to come. [Read More]